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A group of words that is used as a verb is called a verb-phrase.
A verb-phrase is a group of words that is used as a verb ( 15).
The simple predicate of a sentence is a verb or verb-phrase.
In ordinary language the indicative or a verb-phrase with may is used.
The auxiliary verb regularly comes first in a verb-phrase, and may be separated from the rest of it by some other word or words.